There are 4 government issues that affect California operators. Background checks are one of these issues. Duty of care issues are another one. The legislature is being asked to protect the riding public from unsafe TNC providers. These issues are important to deal with in order to make everything safer.
- TNC drivers serve customer demand in the marketplace but they also continue to rape, harass, assault, and injure the riding public.
- Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a regulatory redesign that would transfer oversight of charter party commercial ground transportation from the CPUC to the DMV and the CHP.
- If any vehicle is equipped with seatbelts, the driver must tell people to use them.
“Arranged by GCLA lobbyist Gregg Cook of Government Affairs Consulting, the lobbying day emphasized three safety-related bills or proposals. The GCLA also is monitoring two key developments on how the state might regulate chauffeured transportation industry in the future.”